1755 List of Taxables
Beaufort County, NC
In this 1755 List of Taxables for Beaufort County, reseachers are
reminded that white males (males only) became taxables at age 16. Free
blacks, mulattoes and slaves became taxables at age 12, both male and
female. While some free blacks and mulattoes are identified, they are listed under neither the "white"
nor "black" taxables, but under "total".
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Source: Treasurer & Comptroller Records, Box I, NC Division of Archives and History, Raleigh, NC.
The above is the 1755 list of taxables for Beaufort County was transcribed by John H. Oden III and proofread by Louise Miller Cowell. This list of taxables was published in the Pamteco Tracings, the journal of the Beaufort County Genealogical Society. For those who are interested, a copy of this tax list may purchased, as well as other back issues of the Pamteco Tracings, from the Beaufort County Genealogical Society. The above tax list appeared in the Pamteco Tracings, Volume XV, No. 1; June, 1999, pp. 5-18. The cost of back issues is $6.00/issue. Back orders of the Pamteco Tracings can be ordered from:
Beaufort County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1089
Washington, NC 27889-1089
or Email: Louise M. Cowell - Treasurer
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